We recommend having a certified mechanic take a look at it for a proper diagnosis. Sometimes it takes starting at the top and working your way down the engine. The dealer will not be covering it since I am out of warranty, I am beyond 50k. Often times, problems such as these are triggered not from overheating, but by other causes. I think it may have started around 6k miles ago.
It looks like the leak is coming from the area that the oil separator would be on the valve cover for the 328i. Coolant in your oil will look milky white so you can check for that under your oil cap, or try doing a quick oil change and check the oil in the pan afterward for coolant or milky substance. I found that the etorx 10 on the inside was much looser than it should have been. Try checking under your hood while your car is idling and seeing you any of the pulleys look loose or wobble. Hence it seemed to come off the top of the stud.
This car hasnt been driving in 3 months +. I've heard of leaking head gaskets but as everyone else is saying are you sure it isn't the valve cover or oil filter stand? I think the intake manifold is going to have to be be moved to get this bolt out. Feel free to contact our technical support line at 888-863-0426 with any other questions. I had my thermostat changed several times and buying antifreeze… Because my car would run hot but when I get on gas it will cool down. Haven't heard much about broken Head Bolts here. Thanks Ernesto Ernesto, Thanks for your question about your Dodge Ram. Charles- Thank you for asking about your Toyota Camry.
If it is still leaking, confirm it is from the housing and not the valve cover or head gasket. Feel free to contact our technical support line at 888-863-0426 if you still have any questions. Turned out it's coming out of a snapped off bolt hole. Check out the photos, so you can see what I'm talking about : regardless of wether it's oil from an engine or rain water from a roof! This time, it was headbolt on the engine head not the valve cover that had snapped off. I connect a short section of garden hose to blow into it. These bolts are one time use bolts marked with a blue dot. On top of that, you have an oil slick being left wherever you go, oil is probably dripping on the exhaust causing nasty fumes not to mention a potential fire hazard and you are having to spend money on oil that is just going to hit the ground.
They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Broken head bolts a known, maybe expected, problem? I have a question regarding about replacing hydraulic valve lifters on bmw 325i 2006, should i replace hydraulic valve adjuster only on exhaust side or bought side? You can disconnect each wire clip, then pull harness up off fuel injectors. I am trying to diagnose all issues with my car and a video would best show where i am finding oil. Based on your description, we recommend using the BlueDevil Head Gasket Sealer to seal your coolant leak. But to answer your original question I wouldn't use any additive for the leak. I hope is not my head gasket i see oil there too but looks like is coming from housing is there any symtoms for head gasket leak? September 26, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Turbocharged engines are slightly different. I would remove the housing and look for pitting on the engine or housing sealing surface.
Still, I'm wondering if the same thing will happen again 40,000 miles after the first incident. It can also seep past your piston rings while your engine is off and contaminate your oil causing a milky white color. Turning on the heater also somewhat helped reduce the shaking once it crept in, but that could be placebo though. Once the wiper motor cover is out of the way remove the strut tower bracing. Also interested to see if they resurfaced the head.
Feel free to contact our technical support line at 888-863-0426 with any other questions. Remove the wiper motor cover and lay it aside. I have a 2013 Chrysler 200. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. In this case, our guess would be a loose transmission cooler line is allowing transmission fluid to leak out. Please contact our sales department for international shipping options.
I am getting ccid error codes 351, 354 and the ornange warning light with error code 29. Blown Head Gaskets and Nearby Components Another source of trouble is when a head gasket fails between the coolant and lubrication components. Also install a new camshaft adjuster seal. Based on your description, we recommend using the BlueDevil Head Gasket Sealer. Now I am concerned enough to closely monitor the oil consumption. If white smoke comes out of the tailpipe even after the car is warmed, there is a good chance there is a problem. Is there a risk if i just top off with a quart or i have to drain all the oil and do a oil change? Do your research and check with up to date repair information before beginning.
October 20, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No. I think that machine is like 40 grand so I'm not mad they don't have it. I tried searching for head gasket oil leaks on this forum, but didn't find many instances of this happening. I taped it up for now. Leave that plug out for the 50 minute idle in order to relieve the pressure from building up to allow the product to seal properly.